RAMS Engineer (f/d/m)

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Date: 27-Jun-2022

Location: Salzgitter, NI, Germany

Company: Alstom

Req ID:244005  


Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide. 


As a RAMS Engineer, you are a member of a team whose expertise is highly valued by Alstom and our customers. You ensure that our complex and innovative transport systems can be operated efficient, safe, and reliable every day. The role of a RAMS Engineer is interdisciplinary and transversal by essence. You work on a project from the tender phase to its delivery, while partnering with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

You will report to the head of the RAMS department and your responsibilities include:

  • Creation of safety analyzes and proofs of safety for rail vehicles and their electrical and mechanical components
  • Participation in the creation of risk and hazard analyses
  • Investigations and evaluations of the reliability of rail vehicles and their electrical and mechanical components
  • Execution of reliability studies
  • Analysis of / participation in the creation of FMEAs
  • Creation, coordination, and execution of work packages considering the QCD targets of the projects
  • Monitoring of compliance with guidelines for functional safety in the development process of rail vehicles through to approval
  • Ensuring compliance with the Group's RAMS guidelines, as well as normative and legal requirements
  • Cross-departmental and cross-site cooperation with the areas of system engineering, design, electromechanical integration, verification, validation, quality assurance and homologation as well as maintenance/service
  • Participation in analyzes of the availability and maintainability of rail vehicles and their electrical and mechanical components
  • Participation in determining the life cycle costs (LCC calculation and forecasts)
  • Participation in vehicle offers, optimization of vehicle concepts, requirements and specifications for vehicles, assemblies, and components
  • Later also the subject-specific management of vehicle projects within the product platforms throughout the project phases from the offer to approval and to the acceptance of contractual definded targets, respectively



  • Engineering degree at a university (master) or college (bachelor) with a focus on rail vehicle design, mechanical engineering, or electrical engineering as well as several years of professional experience in the field of railway industry (or automotive, aerospace) with specialist knowledge in the field of RAMS
  • Good knowledge in the areas of electrical engineering and machine elements and ideally already system knowledge in rail vehicle industry
  • Good knowledge of functional safety and reliability theories
  • Experience in the field of data and statistics
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the relevant standards (e.g., EN 50126, EN 61508), rules, regulations, and ordinances (e.g., CSM-regulation 402/2013, TSI LOC&PAS)
  • Ideally already good knowledge of the approval procedures for rail vehicles
  • Distinctive analytical and conceptual skills, structured and independent way of working
  • Mastery of subject-specific IT applications (e.g., for carrying out FMECA and FTA), as well as MS Office
  • Excellent team and communication skills
  • High social and methodological skills
  • Fluent in English and German


Alstom is the leading company in the railway sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose? 


Equal Opportunities Statement

Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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